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Hood Grange Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Hood Grange, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.234 / 54°14'2"N

Longitude: -1.2276 / 1°13'39"W

OS Eastings: 450444

OS Northings: 482306

OS Grid: SE504823

Mapcode National: GBR MMWH.00

Mapcode Global: WHD8K.3VP1

Entry Name: Hood Grange Farmhouse

Listing Date: 20 June 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1190521

English Heritage Legacy ID: 332861

Location: Hood Grange, Hambleton, North Yorkshire, YO7

County: North Yorkshire

District: Hambleton

Civil Parish: Hood Grange

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

SE 58 SW
(south side, off)
2/3 Hood Grange Farmhouse
(formerly listed as Hood
20.6.66 Grange and outbuildings)
Farmhouse. C17 with probably earlier wing and C19 alterations. Coursed squared
stone and coursed rubble; pantile roof. 2 storeys and attic, 2 bays with gabled
cross-wing projecting on right. Quoins. The 2 left bays have recessed chamfered
mullion windows of 2 lights on each floor to left and 3 lights on right, the latter
deepended c19. On far right at junction with wing is C20 4-panel door with over-
light under angled canopy and quoins on right. Wing: C19 chamfered mullion windows
of 3 lights to ground floor, 2 lights to first floor and 1 light to gable; ends
of timber purlins visible in gable. Small roof skylight. Brick ridge stack over
left bay; stone stack to right side of wing. Rear: main range has: rubble plinth;
door on left in former window opening; a 3-light recessed chamfered mullion window
to right on each floor; to far right a double-chamfered cross-window and above it
an oculus with sunken upper spandrels and hoodmould; 2 brick courses at eaves.
Wing has: a blocked window and a 3-light side-sliding sash under wood lintel to
ground floor; ends of 4 iron tie-rods; on first floor a blocked doorway; the gable
rebuilt with a 2-light side-sliding sash. Right return (wing): on right, first-
floor window is flanked by drops of a hoodmould. Interior: Main range has stair
with C17 moulded splat balusters having heart-shaped cut-outs, and roof trusses
with curved struts to purlins; wing, of 3 bays, has 3 large scantling cross-beams
and 4 collared principal rafter roof trusses set close together. The farmhouse
is on the site of a Cistercian house founded in 1138 and taken over by the black
canons of Newburgh Priory when the Cistercians moved to Old Byland in 1143 (Grainge,
pp 202-3). W Grainge, The Vale of Mowbray: A Historical and Topographical Account
of Thirsk and its Neighbourhood (1859).

Listing NGR: SE5042482304

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